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  • Familiar themes in final Colorado Senate debate

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Senate candidates struggled to pin the other down on energy policy and reproductive rights Wednesday in their fifth and final debate. Neither Democratic Sen. Mark Udall nor Republican Rep. Cory Gardner had much luck, though. The televised debate laid out...

  • Study could bring more troops to Colorado

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday said a study of Colorado's military economy could help the state gain troops as others are losing them amid federal budget cuts. The governor, flanked by Colorado Springs business leaders, announced that three firms, including Summit...

  • Live coverage: Gubernatorial debate in Colorado Springs

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Colorado's embattled gubernatorial candidates will face each other Wednesday night in Colorado Springs, the next to last in a long string of public debates that began in September. Gov. John Hickenlooper, the Democratic incumbent, is in the fight of his political career against...

  • New Halter TV ad goes after Lamborn's committee attendance

    Megan Schrader
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Irv Halter has released a new TV ad this time going after Congressman Doug Lamborn's attendance record in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee. "In the Air Force, when you're absent without leave you get arrested," Halter, a retired Air Force general says in the ad. "In Washington...

  • Snoop Dogg backs Colorado gov hopeful with music fest

    The Cannabist
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Snoop Dogg is organizing a multi-day music and comedy festival in the Denver area on Halloween weekend — a.k.a. a few days before the general election — and Snoop will be performing and raising awareness for Colorado gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunafon, the Dunafon campaign told...

  • Beauprez still leads in new poll but Hickenlooper closes gap

    By Lynn Bartels, The Denver Post
    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    A new poll from Quinnipiac University still shows Republican challenger Bob Beauprez in the lead, but Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper has closed the gap among women and independent voters and his favorability ratings have improved. The poll, released early Wednesday, reveals...

  • Chickens crash Colorado Springs City Council meeting for political stand

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Chickens clucked and even plucked a guitar at Colorado Springs City Hall on Tuesday - an effort to persuade Rep. Doug Lamborn to face his opponent, retired Maj. Gen. Irv Halter, at a 5th Congressional District forum scheduled for Thursday. Members of the group Colorado Springs...

  • 5th Congressional District underdog raises more money than incumbent Lamborn

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    Irv Halter, the Democratic underdog in the 5th Congressional District race, has again raised more money than the four-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colorado Springs. Halter brought in $191,617 in the three months of the third quarter and has raised $706,471 so far this...

  • Colorado election ballots hit the mail

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    DENVER — It's Election Day in Colorado — for the next three weeks. Midterm election ballots are hitting the mail Tuesday. All registered voters are supposed to receive them, and voters have until 7 p.m. on Nov. 4 to return them. Tuesday is also the last day to submit an application...

  • Chipotle backs Colorado's GMO food labeling effort

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    DENVER — Burrito giant Chipotle is backing a Colorado ballot measure that would require labeling of genetically modified foods. The Denver-based chain said Tuesday that consumers want to know whether the food they're eating has been genetically modified. Company CEO Steve Ells says...

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